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. caltrain number 101 slow out of redwood city about 15 minutes. back to you guys. >> thank you. you can follow the storm yourself with our hi-def doppler. just go to cbssf.com/weather. >>> a midwest storm is leaving travelers stranded. a blizzard brought white-out conditions to illinois. several highways have been closed across the midsection of the country. the storm is slowly crawling across several states now. more than 500 flights out of chicago's o'hare and midway airports have been canceled. some airlines are waiving fees for customers who want to change flights because of this big storm. >>> the weather in the midwest is also affecting travelers at sfo. cbs 5 reporter cate caugiran is at the airport this morning with more on the expected weather delays. good morning, cate. >> good morning, michelle. >> reporter: mother nature is already making her mark here in the bay area but i want to show you now that things are pick up here at sfo. you can see the travelers are already standing in line. i just got off the phone with an airport representative who told me coastal flights could
of the miyagi miyagi. one city reported a minor injuries, taking a look at the video, you can see it caused continuous shaking in some areas. buildings in tokyo were reportedly swaying for at least several minutes. this quake did rattle nerves in a country still recovering from the devastating earthquake and tsunami in march 2011. miyagi was one one of the areas that suffered the worst of the destruction. that quake fueled, at least 60 people died and cars boats and homes were swept away. as of right now, tokyo electric power says there are no problems at any of its nuclear plants. frank michelle. >> and we understand that you have family in japan. have you been able to talk to them at all and are they okay. >> that's right. i have my parents and aunt and uncle are stationed in japan at military bases. i was able to talk to my mother. they didn't feel the quake. they're too far south but i have an aunt and uncle in tokyo. thanks to social media i was able to see that they were okay and again, like i said it's a dramatic difference from last year when i was working a newscast and wasn't able
side toward foster city. we jump to our maps. i'm going to show you a brand new accident just reported. dumbarton bridge. in the meantime, stick with the san mateo bridge. that's a look at the drive back to you. >>> there's one more chance tonight for people in san jose to tell the city manager what she should look for in a new police chief. the last of four community meetings at 6:30. the next police chief will probably come from outside the city. that's because no one within the department has applied for the job. >>> the bay bridge toll l plaza is getting a new look starting tonight. caltrans plans to spend 6 1/2 million dollars to give the toll plaza a facelift. the work will be done during overnight hours over the next six months. >>> stepping out. okay. 6:09 we could find out this morning whether bay are area crab fishermen will be bringing in their catch anytime soon. they will meet at 10:00 in san francisco to plan the next move. they have been on strike since wholesalers tried to cut the price they are paid crab. it was hard to find crab at this week's crab festival down on th
blamed that outage on some stormy weather. >>> those affected by last month's mud slide in daly city can start filing for damage claims today. city officials say it will cost almost one million dollars to restore that hillside that slid into the streets below. price tag will also include fixing a broken water pipe that led to the mud slide in the first place. money is coming from already collected water bills. >>> slow response expected in the east bay after four fire stations will be closed in walnut creek, martinez, lafayette and clayton. cbs 5 reporter cate caugiran is in clayton to explain how long it will now take firefighters to respond. good morning, cate. >> good morning, michelle. starting next month the city of clayton won't have a fire station at all that. means the nearest station will be 3.5 miles away in concord. last night's vote came after voters failed to pass measure q, a $75 a year parcel tax. if it passed it would have prevented that's closures. the closures will save the fire protection district $3 m the district faces a $17 million deficit. it says it spent its rese
sinkhole that goes over two lanes of traffic. this morning we have seen trucks with pg&e with the city and sanitation crews on the scene with a long day of clean- up. now, nobody was hurt but this is causing some problems for the people here. water was turned off to repair the lines last night. this happened because of the storms we had. heavy rains overflowed a creek which eroded the ground causing it to suddenly fall. this morning roads are closed but detours are in place. but if you come back live to us one more look at that sinkhole, it is going to take quite a while to come up with a solution. they need to come up with a permanent plan and at this point the road is going to have to be replaced. in lafayette, elissa harrington, cbs 5. >> thank you. >>> another sinkhole opened up yesterday. this one in the santa cruz mountains on vine hill road near the summit and highway 17. it's big as well one entire lane is gone and the remainder of the road is in jeopardy because there's nothing underneath supporting the pavement now. it's not clear how long that road will stay closed. >>> one
the central bay stretching from daly city, san francisco, through oakland and walnut creek. we are seeing good rain coming down here. but otherwise, it has been fairly quiet. that's about to change. expect rain spreading throughout the bay area throughout the morning hours and then i think by the afternoon this cold front going to sag through and slide eastward and then looks like the skies will part a little bit maybe a couple of leftover showers and then we dry out. temperatures because of the subtropical moisture will be mild. 50s at the coast, mid-60s in the warmest spots inland. but this is likely it. i think this will be the last storm we see in quite some time. after this we start to dry out. this morning, very wet, making it very treacherous on the roads, gianna. >> it sure is. it is a very busy day for us in the traffic center. we are trying to get an update about 101 at silver, a traffic alert, accident blocking lanes. no word if it's out of lanes. so that traffic alert is still in effect. slow on 101. reports of a new accident north 101 ne
for the city. the report did not, however, endorse the use of the metal known as 9 chrome. a federal investigation did find 9 chrome piping can still be corroded and leak causing fires. >>> people are already lining up in san jose for a massive toy and book giveaway. cbs 5 reporter cate caugiran joins us live now from the sacred heart community service and cate, thousands of kids are expected to get a gift this morning. >> reporter: you're right. about 5600 kids will be getting toys and books this morning thanks to the efforts of the local community. i want to show you we also want to thank the parents and efforts of sacred heart and your donations. sacred heart has checked more than 17,000 toys and books. it's part of the christmas toy box distribution. sacred heart does this event every year for the past 10 years to help keep the holiday spirit alive for low income bay area families. now, starting at 10 a.m., parents will be able to pick out age-appropriate toys for their children. and parents we spoke to have been here since 5:30 last night. they are braving the cold temperatures
and more evacuations are not needed. >>> reports of gas shut down a safeway store in daly city last night but pg&e crews determined the strange odor was not natural gas. the source of the smell is under investigation. >>> and the smell is what led to the discovery of a ghoulish plot up in the north bay. two people are under arrest for what was found in a backyard of a home on warren avenue in vallejo. it was a badly decomposed body. richard romer of alameda died two years ago at the age of 56. investigators say romer's 22- year-old son joseph romer hid his own father's body in a box and standard it in a relative he is -- stashed it in a relative's backyard in vallejo. the body was found earlier this month. >> my sister had walked over there and got about to where the red car is and she is like, wow, i mean, she could smell it from that far off. so that's a good 40, 50 feet away that she could smell it. >> the cause of romer's death is under investigation. joseph romer and his girlfriend are accused of hiding the body and cashing thousands of dollars worth of pension checks. >>> the woman
3:30 this morning. it was towards the peninsula side as you head into foster city. you're looking live at church. so delays are improving but it's still a backup. we were seeing delays. this two-car crash was reported just as a normal incident at first but again, one person was pronounced dead at the scene. so they have that closure down for quite some time. hopefully things are improving. all lanes are now open. you should use the dumbarton bridge just for the next maybe 15, 20 minutes. things should be good after 6:30. let's jump to the maps. we have a new trouble spot to report westbound 580 at high street. getting word of an accident where a vehicle may have hit a pedestrian in the road. no word yet if it's blocking the main lines of the freeway or if the accident happened on the off-ramp there. we'll get more details on this just a few minutes. we'll send it back to the news desk. >> thank you. >>> was it a playful planing or playful prank? a san francisco sergeant at first claimed responsibility for a high-speed joyride through a tunnel in town. elizabeth wenger reports. >>
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